Our Team of Tile and Grout Cleaners Refreshed This Bathroom in Manhattan, NY
March 29, 2019
A homeowner recently contacted our team of tile and grout cleaners in Manhattan, NY
to have the bathing area in her master bathroom restored. She found comfort on the clean appearance of her bathroom, so she did everything she could to keep the bathing area looking flawless. However, between tending to her family and working long hours, she could no longer devote as much time to cleaning. Unfortunately, the lack of regular maintenance began taking its toll on the bathtub's surfaces. The tiles no longer looked as clean as they used to and the grout lines were filled with grime.
One day she noticed the fixtures on the bathtub's joints and the surrounding walls had become darker than they used to be. Concerned, she tried cleaning the grout lines with products she had bought at a local store. After trying them on several occasions, she noticed the grout lines didn't improve. In fact, they seemed to get worse. That's when she decided to look for professional help. She went online and did a local search for a reputable hard surface restoration company. Shortly after, she found our website. After watching some of the video testimonials from previous customers and browsing the before and after gallery, she called to schedule a free in-home evaluation.
On the day of the consultation, our experts went to the customer's home to assess the bathroom. With just one look at the bathtub area, our techs understood why the customer was concerned. The grout lines were filled with mold and grime. Upon closer inspection, our crew noticed the grout lines on the walls and the bathtub's joints were cracked. This meant water could easily seep into the walls and create the perfect environment for mold growth. Fortunately, the water seepage hadn't caused severe water damage.
After they finished inspecting the surface, our team offered the client a thorough cleaning and sealing of the bathing area. They also offered to replace the damaged grout lines to ensure the enclosure remained in good condition. They assured the customer these procedures would restore the bathing area to its former mold-free appearance. The homeowner was convinced and agreed to the service.
Later that week, our crew of tile and grout cleaners went back to the client's home to perform the service. First, they soaked every surface with a pH-neutral antimicrobial cleaner. This cleaner is safe for both tile and grout. It also contains sanitizing properties that help inhibit the growth of harmful microorganisms for up to one week after it has been applied. Next, they used a high-speed scrubber to remove the mold and grime from the tiles and grout lines.
After they finished cleaning, our techs scraped out the damaged grout from the walls and the bathtub's joints. To ensure the mold was completely eradicated, our specialists used a vapor steam cleaner on the bathtub's surfaces. Next, they re-grouted the surfaces with high-quality grout. To finish, our experts coated the bathing area with Tile Armor, our proprietary sealant. This will help prolong the lifespan of the grout lines by making them resistant to soap, water, mold, mildew, and other external agents.
The outcome was a renewed shower with shiny tiles and clean-looking grout lines. When the client saw the results, she was very pleased. She thanked our team and said she would recommend our services to her family and friends.
To maintain the bathing area's appearance, our experts gave the homeowner a few care tips. First, they recommended cleaning the bathroom once a week with a soap-less pH-neutral cleaner like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner
. Unlike most store-bought products, this cleaner won't cause the grout lines to deteriorate. Second, they suggested wiping away excess water after every bath. This will help prevent mold growth. They also advised her to keep an eye on the grout's sealant. To do this, the homeowner should place a few drops of water on the grout. If it immediately seeps in, the grout must be re-sealed. Water seepage can lead to costly repairs and mold growth, so it's best to keep it at bay.
Are you looking for a team of tile and grout cleaners in Manhattan or nearby areas? Sir Grout New York has them for you. We are the leading experts in the field of hard surface restoration. Call us at (718) 514-6016
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